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‘Grain from Ukraine’ humanitarian programme arrives Kenya

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As a part of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s ‘Grain from Ukraine’ humanitarian programme, Kenya obtained tens of hundreds of metric tonnes of wheat to assist fight a drought that’s threatening the livelihoods of thousands and thousands of individuals.

The programme has delivered greater than 140,000 tonnes of wheat to needy African Nations since November 2022.

Accompanied by numerous dignitaries, Kenya’s deputy president, Rigathi Gachagua, obtained the cargo on Monday in Mombasa.

The donation has been financed by a number of nations together with Norway, Belgium, Italy, the Czech Republic and the UK.

The UN’s World Meals Program has additionally supported the supply.

After receiving the cargo, Gachagua thanked all these concerned and paid explicit tribute to Ukraine.

“Enable me to acknowledge in a really particular means Ambassador (Pravednyk) Andrii and the good individuals of Ukraine, a rustic of gallant, resilient and industrious farmers who’ve stood in opposition to all odds of struggle to feed the world, Kenya included,” he mentioned.

He described the cargo as a “shot within the arm” to assist the 5.4 million Kenyans going through hunger.